Places to visit

Batu Basurek

Overview

Batu BasurekBatu Basurek is a stone with inscriptions in the old Palava script of India, bearing the legend of Adityawarman in the year 1347. Literally, "Batu Basurek" itself means "The Written Stone".

The stone’s 25 cm wide, 80 cm high, and 10 cm thick. Erected above King Adityawarman’s resting place centuries ago, this stone was rediscovered in December 16th, 1880.

The inscription told about Adityawarman’s heritages. Due to his services to Majapahit Kingdom, Adityawarman became a king in Dharmasraya and moved his kingdom from Siguntur Sawahlunto to Pagaruyung.

(Image and source credit: Efri Yaldi. www.amazingwestsumatra.com)

To Stay

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Hotel Bungalau Indah

Jalan Ahmad Yani No.8, 27128 Padangpanjang

Wisma Pangeran

Jl. KH. A Dahlan No.7, 82173 Padangpanjang

Hotel Flaminggo

Jl.Sutan Syahrir No.144, Silaing Bawah 27118 Padang West Sumatera

Aie Angek Cottage

Jln Raya Padang Panjang, 27115 Kotabaru

Nikita Hotel

Jalan Sudirman No.55, 26152 Bukittinggi

Hotel Yuriko

Jl. Jend Sudirman No.7, 26122 Bukittinggi

Hotel Ambun Suri

Jalan Panorama No.2, 26128 Bukittinggi

Gallery Hotel

Jl. H. Abdul Salim No.25, 26115 Bukittinggi

Pusako Hotel Bukittinggi

Jalan Soekarno Hatta No.7, 26129 Bukittinggi

Hotel Mitra Arena

Jalan Soekarno Hatta No.30, 26111 Bukittinggi

Nikita Palace

Jalan Sukarno Hatta, Garegeh, 26152 Bukittinggi

Parai Mountain Resort - Bukittinggi

Jalan Raya Bukittinggi-Medan Km.07, 26152 Bukittinggi

To Stay

There are a lot of accomodation services in Padang, from star hotels to small lodgings. If you’d like to find ones in the Tanah Datar area, just click "Find Hotel".

Get There

Batu Basurek lies about 4 kilometer from Batusangkar the capital of Tanah Datar regency, in the West Sumatra Province.â To reach Batusangkar, first you need to go to Padang, the capital of West Sumatra . There are direct flights to Padang from Jakarta , Medan, or Batam. You can find a travel agent in Padang to arrange a trip to Batusurek.

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